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BYU Short ‘Grendel’ Takes Student Oscar Gold Medal in Animation

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BYU Short ‘Grendel’ Takes Student Oscar Gold Medal in Animation

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored 16 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 46th Student Academy Awards ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were announced and presented by filmmakers Rory Kennedy, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Melina Matsoukas and Gregory Nava.

You can read more about the incredible animation contenders in the December Oscar focus issue of Animation Magazine, coming soon!

Animation (Domestic Film Schools)
Gold: Kalee McCollaum, “Grendel,” Brigham Young University
Silver: Aviv Mano, “Game Changer,” Ringling College of Art and Design
Bronze: Emre Okten, “Two,” University of Southern California

Animation (International Film Schools)
Gold: Daria Kashcheeva, “Daughter,” Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU)

Full list of medalists available here.

Animation film winners Emre Okten, Daria Kashcheeva, Kalee McCollaum and Aviv Mano prior to the 46th Annual Student Academy Awards on Thursday, October 17, in Beverly Hills. [Photo: Valerie Durant / © A.M.P.A.S.]

Animation film winners Emre Okten, Daria Kashcheeva, Kalee McCollaum and Aviv Mano prior to the 46th Annual Student Academy Awards on Thursday, October 17, in Beverly Hills. [Photo: Valerie Durant / © A.M.P.A.S.]

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